Lot: 83


Nigeria

Male twin figure on platform sandals. Scarification marks on forehead and cheeks. Triangular back and breasts, carved necklace, pointed abdomen. Wood, glass-roded necklace, nails as pupils. Traces of indigo dye on coiffure, residue of red wood on body, glazed old patina.

Minimal crack on the left half of the face.

Hammer Price: 800 €

115B -
03. June 2014 at 6:25 AM

Literature:

Supporting literature: Mareidi and Gert Stoll, collaboration Ulrich Klever, Ibeji-Zwillingsfiguren der Yoruba, Munich 1980; Ulrich Klever, Bruckmann's Handbuch der Afrikanischen Kunst, Munich 1975.